Valley Partners with New Jersey Citizen’s Action to Host Homeownership Seminars

News | 7/15/2019

SeminarValley and New Jersey Citizen’s Action welcomed over 50 first time homebuyers at two homeownership educational events offered at Valley’s Ferry Street Branch in Newark and Woodbridge Branch in June and July respectively.

New Jersey Citizen’s Action, a HUD certified Housing Counseling Agency and a HUD designated Fair Housing Agency, provided an overview of the homebuying process including pre-qualification vs. preapproval and fair housing and lending laws. Valley’s Residential Mortgage team spoke on Valley’s affordable mortgage products including Community Advantage with reduced fees and interest rates for qualified applicants. A robust Q&A followed each presentation and most participants signed up for depth Homeownership Counseling with New Jersey Citizen Action thereafter.

About New Jersey Citizen Action
NJCA is a statewide grassroots organization that fights for social, racial and economic justice. In addition to issue advocacy campaigns, NJCA provides free direct services to low-and moderate-income individuals across New Jersey to empower people to take control of their economic futures.

About Valley 
As the principal subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp, Valley National Bank is a regional bank with approximately $32 billion in assets. Valley is committed to giving people and businesses the power to succeed. Valley operates more than 200 branches across New Jersey, New York, Florida and Alabama, and is committed to providing the most convenient service, the latest innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable team dedicated to meeting customer needs. Helping communities grow and prosper is the heart of Valley’s corporate citizenship philosophy. To learn more about Valley, go to or call our Customer Service Center at 800-522-4100.